Cranks and Bones

Sunday I spent time starting a number of seeds: wild white petunias, Black Toad (S. nigrum), clary sage, woad, weld, rue, more Chinese lanterns, some Black Cherry tomatoes, and some foxglove species to test their germination rate. I stuck two trays of belladonna, henbane, and black mandrake outside because I had to make room on […]

Viridarium Umbris & Black Nightshade

I have been meaning to page through Viridarium Umbris : The Pleasure Garden of Shadow to see if Daniel Schulke had anything to say about black nightshade, but I kept getting distracted. Today I took the time to look through the book for black nightshade entires and found two. The shorter one is on p. […]